Teaching Family Homes appoints Enright new CEO

The Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan (TFH) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Cathy Enright has been appointed to replace retiring CEO Christine Myers, who has served TFH for 30-plus years, effective today. Teaching Family Homes is the Upper Peninsula’s largest private, non-profit child welfare agency.

Enright is a lifelong resident of the U.P. and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northern Michigan University in Business Administration (Accounting and Computer Information Systems), plus a Master’s Degree from NMU in Public Administration (Health Care Administration). She has been with TFH for the past three years, holding the position of Administrative Deputy Director. Prior to her employment with TFH, she served as a Board Member with the organization.

Prior to her career at Teaching Family Homes, Enright held the position of Behavioral Health Quality Services Coordinator for 12 years at Marquette General Health Systems, plus an additional 11 years as Marquette General Health Systems Behavioral Health Services Clinic Manager.

Enright’s professional affiliations include being a member of the following organizations: The International Teaching Family Association; Certification and Ethics Committee, Teaching Family Association; Trained Accreditation/Certification/International Reviewer, Teaching Family Association; The Michigan Federation of Children and Families; Marquette Breakfast Rotary Club (President Nominee 2014 – 2015); Zonta Club of Marquette; Volunteer Mediator, Marquette Alger Resolution Services; and Volunteer Board Member-Peer, Region 8 Critical Incident Management Team

Enright replaces Myers, who began her career with Teaching Family Homes.